Quotes by shock
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Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
Austrian-British psychoanalyst 1895-1982
A first visit to a madhouse is always a shock.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Children demand that their heroes should be freckleless, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.
English writer 1834-1903
Crimes sometimes shock us too much; vices almost always too little.
American government official, journalist and author 1925-2000
Don't count out Marian Wright Edelman, because there is talk that President Clinton may want to shock the nation by putting a real black on the Supreme Court.Source: Inside Washington, March 20, 1993.
American writer 1923-
Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.
Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist 1951-
Everything that's rock n roll is ever meant to be is happening now. I need to get over the shock that that thing is actually happening and that thousands of millions of people around the world are watching.
American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-2016
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
German philosopher 1882-1940
Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
George W. Bush
American politician 1946-
I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn't think I could read, much less write.
French film director and screenwriter 1958-
I think that the cinema is a physical thing. What I'm looking for is creating a physical shock with the audience. I don't care of the meaning. I don't care of the idea. I don't want to say something. I want to make a 'shock physique.'
American journalist 1968-
It has seemed, at times, like American carmakers think car buyers are so blindly loyal that they will keep coming back - despite the sticker shock - for crummy cars that guzzle gas, fall apart too soon, and cost too much to repair.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
It is all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
Brazilian-American actress, director and producer 1986-
It was a huge shock. I've never had hair that short in my life! I think the rest of the cast and crew were mourning my haircut more than I was! But after a while, I felt liberated, I learned to embrace it.
American singer, musician, and author 1958-
It will shock many - I've lived a full life and really enjoyed my time as a pop star.
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